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Sun SentinelWith Palm Beach County commissioners considering a fourth property tax increase in five years, business leaders want a bigger say in crafting the county’s $4 billion budget. The Economic Council of Palm Beach County on Tuesday called for the...
Bob Calhoun, a former state lawmaker said last week the Virginia Port Authority violated the spirit of a lobbying ban he helped craft in 1994. Calhoun for seven years worked as the state lobbyist for another Virginia-based transportation authority,...
Supporters of Exposition Park museums were successful Wednesday in stopping a plan that they said would cripple the institutions by giving USC control of public parking as part of the school's pending takeover of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. "We'...
The Hartford CourantI was recently in the northern African country of Tunisia, where I was invited to talk about the importance of government transparency. What was on the minds of many Tunisians has considerable bearing on lawmaking here in Connecticut and, for that matter,...
A committee of the Allentown Neighborhood Improvement Zone Development Authority met last week to discuss developer J.B. Reilly's plan to transform the city's downtown. Plans were presented. Revenues were discussed. But the public was never told in...
South Bend TribuneSOUTH BEND - A Common Council member has decided to involve the state in her long-simmering battle with the city administration over access to what she considers public information. On Tuesday, Valerie Schey, D-District 3, filed a formal complaint...
The Hartford CourantPeople, there is a war going on against sunshine and clean government laws. It's coming on the heels of a 5th District congressional race marred by multiple scandals tainting both Democrats and Republicans. We ought to be screaming for tougher rules and...
Tags: Common, Politics, Government, Crime, Law and Justice, Laws
The Hartford CourantSome Connecticut leaders must be ashamed. That can be the only reason they continue to conspire to diminish the state's worldwide reputation as a leader in freedom of information laws. Year after year, friends of liberty look to Connecticut for...
Tags: West Hartford, Culture, Politics, Government, Western Africa
The Hartford CourantIt was exactly two years ago, June 6, 2011, when veteran reporter and “60 Minutes” correspondent Scott Pelley slipped into the anchor seat on CBS Evening News, succeeding Katie Couric. Two years later, the Connecticut resident has enjoyed...
The Hartford CourantLawmakers introduced at least seven bills to carve exceptions into the state Freedom of Information Act — and, while the most controversial one passed, blocking release of photos and videos of murder victims after the Newtown massacre, most of the...
Tags: Values, Murder, Politics, Criminals, Government
Republican nominee for lieutenant governor E.W. Jackson told the National Review this week that his running mate Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli "has a lot to teach me." Jackson told the National Review that he and Cuccinelli, the GOP nominee for...
Tags: Abortion Issue, Ken Cuccinelli, Politics, Abortion, Government
The Hartford CourantState police said Wednesday that the final investigative report on the Dec. 14 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown may not be released until the end of September. Danbury State's Attorney Stephen Sedensky, who's in charge of the...
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